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ORGANIZATION: Youth Speaks

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Poetry Slams are Olympic-style competitions where poets have 3 minutes to rock the stage and 5 judges give it a score. The Teen Poetry Slam consists of 3 rounds - preliminary, semi-finals, and finals. The top-scoring poets in each preliminary bout move on to the semifinals, with the highest-scoring poet from each preliminary bout winning $50.
We need Production Greenroom volunteers to help us create a welcoming event for our poet storytellers.
Our Semifinal and Final Slams will be on the following dates and locations:

  • Friday, January 27th at the Bayview Opera House
  • Friday, February 10th at Brava Theater Center
  • Friday, March 10th at Herbst Theatre
Production Greenroom Volunteers will help by
  • Setting up backstage/greenroom for artists
  • Organizing backstage/greenroom for artists
  • Ensuring that only authorized persons enter the space
  • Cleaning up and restoring backstage/greenroom after the event

3 Shifts

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  • Fri Feb 10, 2023 - 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Fri Mar 10, 2023 - 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Fri Jan 27, 2023 - 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Youth Speaks

Location:

1446 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, US

Mission Statement

Through the intersection of arts education and youth development practices, civic engagement strategies, and high-quality artistic presentation, Youth Speaks creates safe spaces that challenge young people to find, develop, publicly present, and apply their voices as creators of societal change.

Description

Youth Speaks understands & believes that the power, insight, creativity, & passion of young people can change the world, Youth Speaks has long been recognized for innovative arts education & youth development practices. Founded in San Francisco in 1996, Youth Speaks launched comprehensive programs for teens in & out of school, producing the first youth poetry slam in the nation in 1997, before launching national programs like the Brave New Voices Festival in 1998. Youth Speaks sustains an integrated series of programs, performances, and convenings that engage tens of thousands of youth locally, and hundreds of thousands nationally and globally. We continue to provide responsive and accessible programming during Covid-19 through online workshops, residencies, open mics, special events, campaigns, and publications.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Community
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

Fri Jan 27, 2023 - Fri Mar 10, 2023
05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

Multiple locations San Francisco, CA 94110

(37.74858,-122.41841)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Management
  • Theater Arts
  • Stage Management
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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